An international telecom giant, with an office in Belleville has filed for bankruptcy protection
Quinte News has learned that Avaya, which has a location in the former Nortel property on Sidney Street filed for chapter 11 Thursday.
The company states it commenced a restructuring to help with the viability.
A spokesperson for the company says it will remain business as usual for operations and the Canadian locations will continue to remain as is.
He adds that the filing was strictly to work on debt restructuring.